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Religion and today.

Jonathan Brierley

Religion and today.

by Jonathan Brierley

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Published by J. Clarke in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p.
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19169744M

      Those who have it in front of them can see that it’s a big book. When we came to Simon & Schuster and said we wanted to write a big book about religion, I don’t know if they understood we meant that literally — a big book about religion. Today I’m going to try to cover at least some of the highlights of what we’ve done. Today, it is fair to say that elite American men have transformed themselves into the world’s premier workaholics, toiling longer hours than both poorer men in the U.S. and rich men in similarly.

    book on North American religious bodies. He is senior editor of four series of books on American religions and is past president of the Communal Studies Association. Ian Reader is currently Professor of Religious Studies at Lancaster University, England. Previously he has held academic positions in Japan, Scotland, Hawaii, and Denmark.   Jones is the CEO and founder of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and a leading scholar and commentator on religion and politics. In his book, Jones grapples with the legacy of .

      “Tornado God” by Peter J. Thuesen. Oxford. pp. $ Review provided by The Washington Post. On , a supercell thunderstorm from southeast Kansas developed into . She co-authored the book White Jesus: The Architecture of Racism in Religion and Education. Ash has also written for several magazines and journals including Christian Higher Education, which.


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